Allan Vestal First snowfall causes traffic trouble for mid-Missouri Kyle Deas / KBIA The first snowfall of the season has already caused some headaches for mid-Missouri drivers. Village of South Gifford in Jeopardy The village of South Gifford may not exist for much longer. That’s if voters approve a measure on the ballot that would revoke the community’s legal status – and abolish its government. Exam: October 24, 2011 By Ryan Famuliner • Oct 24, 2011 This week: The front man for the band Guster leads a discussion on sustainability at MU, DESE is trying to become exempt from No Child Left Behind, and a new scholarship is available for students statewide. Missouri Seeks Exemption from No Child Left Behind Act Missouri’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced Thursday it is pursuing a waiver that would exempt the state from certain requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.